Sentence Examples

  • Indeed, in the time of the caliphate this was the channel of the Tigris, and on its banks stood the important city of Wasit.
  • Son of Ardashir I., formerly important, but now relatively insignificant; Samarra, also called Samira, the capital of the caliphate from A.D.
  • ' Abul Hassan Ali, al Reza, commonly known as Imam Reza, the eighth imam of the Shiites, a son of Musa al Kazim, the seventh imam, was the leader from whom the party of the Alids (Shiites) had such hopes under the caliphate of Mamun.
  • "he who is guided aright"), a title assumed by the third Abbasid caliph (see Caliphate: Abbasids, § 3).
  • Its time of greatest prosperity and importance was the period of the Abbasid caliphate, and Arabic geographers as late as A.D.

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